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2012 Volvo XC70 2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon 2012 Subaru Outback
     
FWD 4dr Wgn 3.2L
  • FWD 4dr Wgn 3.2L
  • FWD 4dr Wgn 3.2L Premier
  • AWD 4dr Wgn 3.2L Premier
  • FWD 4dr Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr Wgn 3.0L T6
  • AWD 4dr Wgn 3.0L T6 Premier Plus
  • AWD 4dr Wgn 3.0L T6 Platinum
3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD
  • 3.0L V6 AWD
  • 3.0L V6 RWD Luxury
  • 3.0L V6 AWD Luxury
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Performance
  • 3.6L V6 RWD Premium
  • 3.6L V6 AWD Premium
2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5i Premium Manual
  • 2.5i Premium Manual PZEV
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic PZEV
  • 3.6R Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic PZEV
  • 3.6R Premium Automatic
  • 3.6R Limited Automatic

Prices

MSRP $32,950 $39,015 $23,295
Invoice $30,973 $36,869 $21,939
Avg. Paid $24,383 $24,471 $19,907

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 9.1 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.5 9.3 9.4
Performance 7.4 9.1 8.8
Interior 8.4 8.0 8.7
Operating Cost 7.7 7.8 7.9
Safety N/A 9.7 9.0
Reliability 3.5 5.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Exceptionally comfortable front seats
  • Vast cargo space
  • Outstanding reliability rating
  • Elegant interior design
  • Powerful engine options
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Spacious cargo area
  • Large back seat
Cons
  • Less agile than other wagons
  • Some confusing interior controls
  • Rear seats short on legroom
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Navigation system complicates some controls

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I6 3.2L/195 Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas Flat 4 2.5L/150
MPG 19 City / 25 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 5 Door Wagon 5 Door Wagon Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.0 113.4 107.9
Length, Overall (in) 190.5 192.0 188.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 72.5 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 63.1 58.0 65.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4147 4026 3386

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Optional
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98 - TBD - 105.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.8 40.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4 43.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.7 56.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 37.1 39.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.1 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 54.7 56.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 53.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 72.1 58.0 71.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 33.3 - TBD - 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6 Gas Flat 4
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.0L/183 2.5L/150
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 6200 270 @ 7000 170 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 236 @ 3200 223 @ 5700 170 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 37.7 35.4 36.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard